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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/1/2014 4:41:20 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:32
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/1/2014 4:41:20 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

Weather:


Flight operations at Chicago airports improving

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:32
CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says that despite the sabotage last week at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, air traffic controllers managed more operations at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday than at any other airport.

Podcast: Hawks Press Coverage

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:31
In case you have missed it, wanted to alert you to a show on KJR-AM 950 this fall starring yours truly and Seattle Times columnist Jerry Brewer. It's called Hawks Press Coverage, and features the two of us talking nothing but Seahawks every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. on KJR.
Categories: Sports Center

Egypt Seizes Newspapers to Censor an Article

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:30
The censorship is another example of restrictions on news media freedom since the military takeover in July 2013 that put Abdel Fattah el-Sisi into power.






Nevada city plans festival to celebrate blue jeans

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:26

Nevada city plans festival to celebrate blue jeansRENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans.


Netanyahu Sees Arab Alliance Aiding Mideast Peace

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:25
The Israeli prime minister said he saw promise in an Arab alliance against the Islamic State, but President Obama focused on Israeli settlements as an impediment to Middle East peace.






Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:24
Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman's body found in Middle Township

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:22

Woman's body found in Middle TownshipAuthorities are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in Middle Township, New Jersey.


Vatican City Journal: A Papal Decision Leaves Some Feeling Less Than Charitable

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:21
A decision by the Vatican to take over the business of issuing Papal Blessings has infuriated vendors who have been selling the benedictions for decades.

City Room: Woman With 3 Jobs Died From Gas Fumes While Napping, Authorities Say

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:21
The death of Maria Fernandes, 32, who juggled three jobs and died Aug. 25 as she napped between Dunkin’ Donuts shifts, was an accident, the authorities said.






Man with Ebola virus flew roundabout trip to US

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:19

Man with Ebola virus flew roundabout trip to USThe first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.


Manager Orr testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:19

Manager Orr testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trialDETROIT (AP) — Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit's finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight.


San Diego State hurting, UW rising in recruiting rankings and trouble at Oregon

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:16
Here's a few links to digest for a mid-week snack.
Categories: Sports Center

Russia brain drain after Putin crackdown

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:14
Top Russian journalists join wave of emigration
Categories: BBC World News

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:08

FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young Somali American was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb in Portland's downtown square while 10,000 revelers gathered to watch the mayor light a towering Christmas tree.


Person struck by train in Sharon Hill, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:03

Person struck by train in Sharon Hill, Pa.Delaware County officials are investigating an incident in which a train struck a person in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania.


Florida Man Is Convicted of Murdering Teenager in Dispute Over Loud Music

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:59
Michael Dunn was convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a confrontation over rap music blaring from a car.






Revel sold for $110M; buyer plans to re-open it as a casino

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:59

Revel sold for $110M; buyer plans to re-open it as a casinoA Canadian asset management company won a bankruptcy court auction for the failed Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City.


Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:58

A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case:


Four Deaths Are Linked to a Respiratory Illness

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:57
Enterovirus 68 has been found in at least four people who died, and has caused an influx of sick children at hospitals nationwide.